Obituary of Robert Sterling Elliott |

Obituary of Robert Sterling Elliott

Robert Elliott

Robert Sterling Elliott passed away Feb. 26, 2015, peacefully in his sleep at home in Grass Valley. He was 83.

Robert was born on Aug. 25, 1931, in Placerville, Calif., to Benjamin Franklin Elliott and Irene May Steele Elliott. His brothers and sisters were Mabel “Faye” Faye, Irene Frances, Norman Franklin, Marshall “Mike” Steele, Effa Lavern, James “Jim” Fairfield, Baby Brother Elliott and Phillip Benjamin.

Robert was a hard worker all of his life. His main vocation was as a timber faller. He was always an avid reader, a history buff and had a quick sense of humor.

He is survived by his daughter Linda Evangeline Roberts; son John Dexter Elliott (Sheri); daughter Cherie Ann Stevens Jones (Brian); daughter-in-law Christina Elliott (Greg); and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his beloved wife Reba Miller Elliott; his eldest son Greg Sterling Elliott; his father and mother; his brothers Norman, Mike, Baby Brother Elliott; and his sisters Irene Elliott, Faye Gran, and Effa Kawelmacher.

At a later date, Robert’s ashes will be placed in the Georgetown Pioneer Cemetery where many of his family are laid to rest.

The family is grateful and wishes to publiclly thank Ed Bellocchio and Mari Stober who faithfully took care of Robert, which enabled him to stay in his home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills. Cards to family may be sent to P.O. Box 1234, Cedar Ridge, CA 95924.

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